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TaskRabbit: We'll sell ya a spot in the iPhone 5 line

If you plan on waiting in line for an iPhone 5 next week, a company is doling out spots in the queue -- for a price.

By September 13, 2012

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TaskRabbit raises $17.8 million in Series B funding

Startup that helps people outsource errands raises second round of funding just seven months after its first round.

By December 13, 2011

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Fiverr freelance marketplace raises $30M in Series C round

The new funding is announced in conjunction with a site redesign meant to make it easier to find services, which start at $5 a pop.

By August 11, 2014

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​Uber gives startups 7-minute rides to pitch Google Ventures investors

Think you have the next big idea? Uber will send an investor to your door as part of its latest marketing tactic.

By April 8, 2014

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Privacy dominates tech execs' discussion at Davos

At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, tech CEOs say full privacy online is impossible.

By January 22, 2014

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Job board for furloughed workers springs up online

Unfurlough.US was built in just 5 hours, and went live Thursday to help workers caught in the political crossfire of the government shutdown find some freelance gigs.

By October 4, 2013

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eBay to acquire global payment provider Braintree

The company will pay around $800 million for Braintree, which provides a payment system for online and mobile startup companies.

By September 26, 2013

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Paying to skip iPhone 5S launch lines

Some in line for Apple's latest phones are getting paid $14 an hour to hold a spot, the PlayStation 4 gets a mobile companion app, and HP is putting Leap Motion into the Envy laptop.

By September 19, 2013

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How to avoid waiting in line when buying your new iPhone

These tips can help you stay sane and avoid crowds when buying Apple's latest smartphones.

By September 19, 2013